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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer using crowdsourcing to name her baby: What do you think?

Posted by Kristi Palma  October 2, 2012 08:24 AM

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Marissa Mayer and husband Zachery Bogue at the Glamour Magazine 2009 Women of the Year Awards at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gave birth to a baby boy on Sept. 30. The businesswoman set off a swirl of commentary about whether women can juggle high-profile careers and motherhood when she announced her pregnancy over the summer.

Read what our parenting blogger Kara Baskin had to say about it in The 24-Hour Workday.

But setting all that aside, the talk about Mayer today is about her unorthodox way of naming her son. She has decided to name him via crowdsourcing, reports Crowdsourcing means using information from the general public via the Internet. In this case, she sent out a "large-group email" asking for help, according to the report.

What do you think about crowdsourcing a name for a child? What do you think she should name her son?

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Kristi Palma, Moms producer, is the mom of a first grader and a preschooler. She is a writer who enjoys cooking her grandmother's Italian recipes (when her son isn't launching paper airplanes into them). Follow her on Twitter @kristipalma.
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